Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on April 2, 2014.
This event was part of the Lannan In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom series.
Dave Zirin, widely published independent sports journalist, author, sports editor for The Nationmagazine and host of Edge of Sports Radio, has brought his blend of sports and politics to multiple television and radio programs, including MSNBC, CNN, ESPNís Outside the Lines, C-SPANís BookTV, Democracy Now! and National Public Radio. Zirin is well known for his book The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World. His other books include Whatís My Name, Fool?; A Peopleís History of Sports in the United States; Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love; and the recent Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down. His new book, forthcoming in May 2014, is Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics and the Future of Democracy.[audio:http://s3.amazonaws.com/media.lannan.org/podcasts/zirin-140402.mp3|artists=Lannan Readings and Conversations|titles=Dave Zirin with David Barsamian]
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